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Clown craze continues in K-W region

The “creepy clown” fad has moved north from the United States, as sightings of people dressed up as clowns with the purpose to scare have been reported in Kitchener-Waterloo. Sightings have been reported in Kitchener, Cambridge and Waterloo. The reports have described the multiple “clowns” as either standing motionless, or chasing people. There have been no reports of clowns holding […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Local, News ·
Graphic by Fans Hsieh

Inmates belong in prison, not polling booths

When you are behind bars, you should only be behind bars, not in a polling booth. It is completely asinine to think we would allow deviants of the law to have a say in the representation of our country’s government and the formation of new laws.

by Marco Pedri· · Opinion ·
When common figures of speech become inappropriate

When common figures of speech become inappropriate

Looking for the right words to express your frustration at your third midterm this week? Stressed about the latest essay proposal and don’t know how to properly complain? We all do it, after all! Remember not to use mental illnesses you don’t have in efforts to explain how you’re feeling. This midterm season, be mindful of your word choices. You […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life, Life ·
Photo by Kira Gelbard

Beloved K-W restaurant, The Flying Dog, closes doors

On September 22, The Flying Dog restaurant and lounge bar, located on Marsland Drive, announced on their official Facebook page that they would be closing after 20 years of business on Tuesday October 2. The restaurant’s final event, “The Last Hurrah,” was on Saturday, October 1. The Flying Dog opened in 1987 and has been a staple in the Waterloo […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Local, News ·
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Student’s Union provides students assistance

After recent construction delays with the ICON Waterloo student apartments, the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union Student Right Advisory Committee (SRAC) has been taking action to promote awareness of landlord and tenant rights. The committee is going into its third year and deals specifically with students’ concerns relating to academic policy, landlord and tenant issues and appeals processes. Students can […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Campus, News ·
Photo by Chad Butt

Beauty standards are finally changing for the better

The days of extremely thin runway models setting the unattainable female beauty standard are gone. Body types like Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj are the new unattainable and the new ideal. Big butts, flat tummy, large breasts, popping cheekbones and pouty lips, all while keeping an hourglass shape. You have to be small in the right places and big in […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Opinion ·